Environmental Science Program

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Student Research Projects Advised by Dr. Kelsey

Summer and Fall 2005
Richard Peters '07:  Bioaccumulation of p,p'-DDE from soil and compost by plants and earthworms

Fall 2004
Allison Colino '06:  Phytoextraction of weathered p,p'-DDE from soil by three sequential treatments with the plant Cucurbita pepo

Summer 2004
Melissa Koberle '05:  Effect of nutrient stress and plant age on the phytoextraction of weathered p,p'-DDE from soil by the plant Cucurbita pepo

Timothy Sparta '05:  The effect of soil concentration and pollutant age on the bioaccumulation of p,p'-DDE by the earthworms Lumbricus terrestris and Eisenia foetida

Spring 2004
Allison Colino '06:  The phytoextraction of weathered and spiked  p,p'-DDE from soil by the plant Cucurbita pepo

Melissa Koberle '05:  Effect of crowding stress on the phytoextraction of weathered p,p'-DDE from soil by the plant Cucurbita pepo

Fall 2003
Allison Colino '06: Bioaccumulation of weathered and spiked p,p'-DDE from soil by the earthworms Apporectodea caliginosa and Eisenia foetida

Summer 2003
Melissa Koberle '05:  A comparison of phytoextaction of weathered p,p'-DDE from soil by the plants Cucurbita pepo and Cucurbita maxima

Chris Martin '05:  The effect of channel flow on the biodegradation of p-nitrophenol during its transport through two soils

Stephanie Zettel '05:  The effect of soil concentration on the phytoextraction of weathered p,p'-DDE from soil by the plants Cucurbita pepo and Cucurbita maxima

Spring 2003
Adam Melnick '03:  Extractability of phenanthrene from soil as a function of soil sterilization technique